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Kenny leads Lady Wolves to 5th consecutive win

Delaney Kenny is following in her older sister's footsteps while Kaleigh is busy playing college basketball for Findlay University. Delaney, the starting point guard for the Lady Wolves, now in only her sophomore year, scored a career high 17 points in the 36-33 win over Rochester Adams, Jan....more >>

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Nicholas Schummer has been named to the president's list at Northwood University for the fall 2010 semester with a 3.94 grade point average. Only 4.8 percent of Northwood University students are eligible for the president's list....more >>

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Macey Audrey Toutant Steven and Jessica Toutant of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Macey Audrey Toutant. Macey was born at 11:45 p.m., Nov. 8 at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc....more >>

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Academics

Emily Katherine Armstrong has been named to the dean's honor list with a 4.0 grade point average for the fall 2010 semester at Michigan State University-Honors College. Emily is enrolled in the College of Natural Science, majoring in human biology....more >>
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Nedry-Wilson Thomas and Carin Nedry of Ortonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christa Ann, to Michael Ryan Wilson, son of Robert and Brenda Wilson of Burton....more >>
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Natalia Gia Mastrianni

Terrie Mastrianni and Dave Ward of Brandon Township are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Natalia Gia Mastrianni. Natalia was born at 11:29 a.m., Jan. 14, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac....more >>
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Engagement

William and Carol Millar of Ortonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Aaron Jonathan, to Rhonda Leigh, daughter of Roland and Frances Moody of Florida. The bride-to-be graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2000 with a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design....more >>

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Games for Feb. 1

Cancelled for Tuesday Feb....more >>
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Born September 16th
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
1925: B.B. King, blues guitarist.
1926: John Knowles, writer (A Separate Peace).
1950: Henry Louis Gates Jr., critic and scholar.
September 16th
in history
1940: Congress passes the Selective Service Act, which calls for the first peacetime draft in U.S. history.
1942: The Japanese base at Kiska in the Aleutian Islands is raided by American bombers.Led by legendary flier Jimmy Doolittle, 16 U.S. Army B-25 bombers broke through Japanese defenses on April 18, 1942, to strike Tokyo and other cities in broad daylight.
1945: Japan surrenders Hong Kong to Britain.RAF officer Aidan MacCarthy narrowly escaped the Nazis, spent three years in Japanese POW camps and survived the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
1950: The U.S. 8th Army breaks out of the Pusan Perimeter in South Korea and begins heading north to meet MacArthur's troops heading south from Inchon.A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1972: South Vietnamese troops recapture Quang Tri province in South Vietnam from the North Vietnamese Army. Lessons learned in the savage 1972 Eastertide Offensive paid off at the Battle of Khafji almost two decades later.